Whitebred Shorthorn Sale
Friday 3rd November 2006
On Friday 3rd November 2006, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd
conducted the autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle on
behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association with
a small select entry of 5 Bulls and 1 Female forward.
The judge, Gordon Gilligan, High Creoch, Gatehouse of Fleet,
awarded the Championship to Blackburn Bellringer a March 2005
bull bred and exhibited by Gordon Jackson, Blackburn, Newcastleton.
Sired by Blackburn Taurus, with bloodlines going back to the
great Wolfhills Chieftain, this bull went on to secure a bid
of 2,500gns and joins the Burnedge herd of Brian Hough, at
The Reserve Champion Rosette was collected by Barlaes Choir
Boy , also a March 2005 bull bred and shown by Messrs R & M
Fergusson, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas, Sired by Raeburnfoot
Talisman, this bull failed to reach its reserve in the sale
ring, but sold later to Mr T J Robinson, Ottercops, Kirkwhelpington,
Third prize bull Blackburn Rover from the same home as the
champion realized 850gns, writing this cheque Mr J Perkin,
Whiteholm Farm, Roweltown, Carlisle.
Raeburnfoot Snowflake, the only female in the sale, sold at
800gns to Mr Hunt, Maceybank, Southwaite, Carlisle.